The 2011 Import and Export Market for Propan-1-OL (Propyl Alcohol) and Propan-2-OL (Isopropyl Alcohol) in Spain

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					   The 2011 Import and Export
    Market for Propan-1-OL
  (Propyl Alcohol) and Propan-
   2-OL (Isopropyl Alcohol) in
             Spain




                                         By
                         Professor Philip M. Parker, Ph. D.
                      Chaired Professor of Management Science
                    INSEAD (Singapore & Fontainebleau, France)


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                                About the Author
Dr. Philip M. Parker is the Eli Lilly Chaired Professor of Innovation, Business and Society at
INSEAD where he has taught courses on multivariate statistics and global competitive strategy
since 1988. He has also taught courses at MIT, Stanford University, Harvard University, UCLA,
UCSD, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is the author of six books
on the economic convergence of nations. These books introduce the notion of “physioeconomics”
which foresees a lack of global convergence in economic behaviors due to physiological and
physiographic forces. His latest book is "Physioeconomics: The Basis for Long-Run Economic
Growth" (MIT Press 2000). He has also published numerous articles in academic journals,
including The Rand Journal of Economics, Marketing Science, the Journal of International
Business Studies, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Journal of
Forecasting, the European Management Journal, the European Journal of Operational
Research, Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Journal of
Marketing Research. He is also on the editorial boards of several academic journals.

Dr. Parker received his Ph.D. in Business Economics from the Wharton School of the University
of Pennsylvania and has Masters degrees in Finance and Banking (University of Aix-Marseille)
and Managerial Economics (Wharton). His undergraduate degrees are in mathematics, biology
and economics (minor in aeronautical engineering). He has consulted and/or taught courses in
Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, North America and Europe.



                                 About this Series
This series was created for international firms who rely on foreign export markets for a
substantial portion of their business or who might be threatened by foreign trade competition.
The estimates given in this report were created using a methodology developed by and under the
direct supervision of Professor Philip M. Parker, the Eli Lilly Chaired Professor of Innovation,
Business and Society, at INSEAD. The methodology, relying on historical figures of economic
growth and trade flows, estimates the market shares of some 150 countries for over 500 industrial
or product categories. The figures should be seen as market estimates, as opposed to historical
records, as these are projected for the current year of trade.



                               Acknowledgements
Some of the methodologies and research approaches used in this report have benefited from the
R&D Committee at INSEAD, whose research support is gratefully acknowledged. Additional
editorial assistance from Tiffany LaRochelle, ICON Group International, Inc., is also
acknowledged.



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Table of Contents
1     INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY                                      6
2     SPAIN AND THE WORLD MARKET                                        8
    2.1     Imports in Spain in 2011                                    8
    2.2     Exports from Spain in 2011                                  8
3     IMPORTS IN SPAIN                                                  9
    3.1      Europe                                                     9
       3.1.1    Belgium                                                 9
       3.1.2    France                                                 10
       3.1.3    Germany                                                11
       3.1.4    Italy                                                  12
       3.1.5    the Netherlands                                        13
       3.1.6    the United Kingdom                                     14
    3.2      North America & the Caribbean                             15
       3.2.1    the United States                                      15
    3.3      the Middle East                                           16
       3.3.1    Azerbaijan                                             16
4     EXPORTS FROM SPAIN                                               17
    4.1      Africa                                                    17
       4.1.1    Morocco                                                17
    4.2      Europe                                                    17
       4.2.1    Belgium                                                17
       4.2.2    France                                                 18
       4.2.3    Italy                                                  18
       4.2.4    Poland                                                 19
    4.3      the Middle East                                           20
       4.3.1    Turkey                                                 20
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1      INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol)
and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol) in Spain face a number of questions. Which countries are
supplying propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol) to Spain? How
important is Spain compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How
much do the imports of propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol) vary
from one country of origin to another in Spain? On the supply side, Spain also exports propan-1-
ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol). Which countries receive the most
exports from Spain? How are these exports concentrated across buyers? What is the value of
these exports and which countries are the largest buyers?

This report was created for strategic planners, international marketing executives and
import/export managers who are concerned with the market for propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and
propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol) in Spain. With the globalization of this market, managers can no
longer be contented with a local view. Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics
which appear several years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based on
macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and
propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol) for those countries serving Spain via exports, or supplying from
Spain via imports. It does so for the current year based on a variety of key historical indicators
and econometric models.

In what follows, Chapter 2 begins by summarizing where Spain fits into the world market for
imported and exported propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol). The
total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for Spain in particular, is
estimated using a model which aggregates across over 150 key country markets and projects
these to the current year. From there, each country represents a percent of the world market.
This market is served from a number of competitive countries of origin. Based on both demand-
and supply-side dynamics, market shares by country of origin are then calculated across each
country market destination. These shares lead to a volume of import and export values for each
country and are aggregated to regional and world totals. In doing so, we are able to obtain
maximum likelihood estimates of both the value of each market and the share that Spain is likely
to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize
Spain compared to other major country markets. In this way, all the figures provided in this
report are forecasts that can be combined with internal information sources for strategic planning
purposes.

After the worldwide summary in Chapter 2 of both imports and exports of propan-1-ol (propyl
alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol), Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for each
major country of origin serving Spain. A “major” market is defined as a country where Spain
represents a substantially large share of either imports or exports. For each major country
exporting to Spain, one can thus observe how important Spain is to that exporting country
compared to other countries of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for exports of propan-1-


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ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol) originating from Spain, for each major
country of destination. In doing so, one can discover the share that Spain has in each major
market; this share value is often used as a measure of competitiveness for Spain. In all cases, the
total dollar volume and percentage share values by major trading partner are provided.
Combined, Chapters 3 and 4 present a the total picture for imports and exports of propan-1-ol
(propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol) to and from Spain to and from all other
major countries in the world. "Propan-1-OL (Propyl Alcohol) and Propan-2-OL (Isopropyl
Alcohol)" as a category is defined in this report following the definition given by the United
Nations Statistics Division Classification Registry using the Standard International Trade
Classification, Revision 3 (SITC, Rev. 3). The SITC code that defined "propan-1-ol (propyl
alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol)" is 51212 . For more information on this definition,
please refer to the following web site:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/cr/registry/regcs.asp?Cl=14&Lg=1&Co=512 .

This report is updated on an annual basis. To ensure that you have the most current version,
please check the web site of ICON Group at www.icongrouponline.com.

Important Caveat. The figures should be seen as market estimates, as opposed to historical
records, as these are forecasted for the current year of trade. More importantly, in light of the fact
that unforeseeable factors might interrupt markets in achieving their reported levels, the figures
should be seen as estimates of potential. For example, "mad cow" disease, foot-and-mouth
disease, trade embargoes, military conflicts, acts of terrorism and other events will certainly
affect the actual trade flows recorded for a variety of industry or product categories. In such
cases, the difference between the numbers given in this report and the numbers actually observed
might be interpreted as the "net loss" or "net gain" due to these exogenous events affecting
regular trade flows that would have occurred had these events not have taken place.




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2       SPAIN AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1         IMPORTS IN SPAIN IN 2011
 Imported Propan-1-OL (Propyl Alcohol) and Propan-2-OL (Isopropyl Alcohol) in
                                  Spain, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
the United States                  1                   25,133               38.38                 38.38
France                             2                   13,632               20.82                 59.20
the Netherlands                    3                   12,304               18.79                 77.99
Germany                            4                    9,692               14.80                 92.79
Belgium                            5                    2,082                3.18                 95.97
Azerbaijan                         6                    1,592                2.43                 98.40
Italy                              7                      657                1.00                 99.41
the United Kingdom                 8                      388                0.59                100.00
Total                                                  65,480              100.00                100.00
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    Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011, www.icongrouponline.com



2.2         EXPORTS FROM SPAIN IN 2011
Propan-1-OL (Propyl Alcohol) and Propan-2-OL (Isopropyl Alcohol) Exports from
                                   Spain, 2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Morocco                            1                      493               37.49                 37.49
Turkey                             2                      484               36.81                 74.30
France                             3                      165               12.55                 86.84
Belgium                            4                      132               10.04                 96.88
Italy                              5                       37                2.81                 99.70
Poland                             6                        4                0.30                100.00
Total                                                   1,315              100.00                100.00
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    Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011, www.icongrouponline.com




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3       IMPORTS IN SPAIN
3.1         EUROPE
3.1.1          Belgium
Propan-1-OL (Propyl Alcohol) and Propan-2-OL (Isopropyl Alcohol) Exports from
                                 Belgium, 2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
the United Kingdom                1                    15,360               24.43                 24.43
Italy                             2                    11,705               18.62                 43.05
Germany                           3                     9,364               14.89                 57.94
the Netherlands                   4                     6,815               10.84                 68.78
France                            5                     6,791               10.80                 79.58
Spain                             6                     2,082                3.31                 82.89
Denmark                           7                     1,950                3.10                 85.99
Norway                            8                     1,925                3.06                 89.05
Sweden                            9                     1,420                2.26                 91.31
Finland                          10                     1,176                1.87                 93.18
Israel                           11                       794                1.26                 94.44
Turkey                           12                       677                1.08                 95.52
Poland                           13                       523                0.83                 96.35
Luxembourg                       14                       514                0.82                 97.17
Switzerland                      15                       322                0.51                 97.68
Pakistan                         16                       259                0.41                 98.09
Greece                           17                       219                0.35                 98.44
Russia                           18                       165                0.26                 98.70
Ireland                          19                
				
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